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Should I remove Adobe Flash Builder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,529
United States Rank #27,909
Reach 0.0095%


4.6.1 34.76%
4.6 65.24%

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Adobe Flash Builder 4.6

What is Adobe Flash Builder?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Flash Builder (formerly Adobe Flex Builder) software is designed to help software developers rapidly develop cross-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs) and content using the open source Flex framework. An Eclipse-based IDE, it includes support for intelligent coding, debugging, and visual design, and featur...  Read more


Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The most used version is 4.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is FlashBuilder.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 1.69 MB (1,775,159 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 26% of users of Adobe Flash Builder come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{E31A7CFF
Estimated size: 1.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Flash Builder 4.6

Program executable:FlashBuilder.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Flash Builder 4.6\FlashBuilder.exe
Additional files:
  • adl.exe
  • naib.exe
  • naip.exe
  • nais.exe
  • aapt.exe
  • adb.exe
  • Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 Plug-in Utility.exe (by Flexera Software)
  • arm-apple-darwin9-as.exe
  • CaptiveAppEntry.exe
  • FlashBuilder.exe
  • FlashBuilderC.exe
  • i686-apple-darwin9-ld64.exe
  • sea.exe
  • strip.exe
  • Template.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FlashBuilder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Flash Builder 4.6\FlashBuilder.exe'.

How do I remove Adobe Flash Builder?

You can uninstall Adobe Flash Builder from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adobe Flash Builder 4.6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Adobe Flash Builder.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.45%
Windows 10 27.27%
Windows XP 3.21%
Windows Vista 1.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.53%
Windows 10 Pro 5.91%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.40%
  France 9.14%
  Germany 5.58%
  United Kingdom 4.06%
  Italy 3.55%
  Brazil 3.05%
  Japan 3.05%
  Spain 3.05%
  South Africa 2.54%
  India 2.03%
  Sweden 2.03%
  Israel 2.03%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Korea 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
ASUS 12.96%
Acer 9.26%
Lenovo 4.63%
Intel 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
MSI 2.78%
Toshiba 2.78%
Alienware 2.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP G42 Notebook PC 2.68%
Dell Latitude E5520 1.79%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.79%
ASUS All Series 1.79%
Alienware Alienware 15 R2 1.79%

About Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated is computer program company focused on the creation of multimedia & creativity program products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Net application program development.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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